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Jan 23, 2010 7:00pm EST
and bush outside the oval office where they pledged that the united states would help to rebuild haiti. >> it will be difficult. it is an enormous challenge to distribute the aid safely and quickly in a place that has suffered such destruction. >> i know a lot of people want to send blankets or water, just send your cash. one thing the president and i will do is make sure the money is spent wisely. >> what these men have said is true. it is still one of the most remarkable in the places i have ever been. they can escape their history and build a better future if we do our part. >> the united nations said the haiti disaster is the worst it has ever confronted. it is estimated that 200,000 people died with 2 million homeless. hundreds of thousands of people are still waiting for the aid to reach them. logistical problems and violence hindered the efforts. this report from port-au-prince contains a distressing images. >> this is port-au-prince from the air. you can see how these size and importance of the building was its curse. this was the supreme court. this was the presidential palace
Jan 30, 2010 7:00pm EST
that change coming to america was not happening quickly enough. >> the president of the united states. >> he is the first african- american with such fanfare on state of the union night. 15 million americans out of work on my record budget deficit -- out of work, a record budget deficit. >> we do not give up. do we do not quit. >> almost everything he said came back to the economy, from credit to small businesses, funded by loans to wall street's, to infrastructure and clean energy projects, to the promise of new jobs. >> people are out of work and hurting. that is what jobs will be the number one focus of 2010 and that is why i'm calling for a new jobs bill tonight. but the president's signature initiatives, universal health care, is now on my support in congrs, lacking the votes to become more. -- is now on life support in congress, lacking the votes to become more. >> not now, not what we are so close. let's find a way to come together and finish the job for the american people. >> foreign policy was almost a foot note, with renewed pledges to be out of iraq by the end of august, and to b
Jan 2, 2010 7:00pm EST
the united states of america. >> win or lose, there is at least one thing certain, afghanistan is now obama's war. >> for two weeks in the end of december, 190 world leaders struggled to reach a deal to try to restrict global warming and expressed frustration and anger over deadlock. our correspondent witnessed events at the gathering. >> after a long and turbulent day, barack obama left the conference. his deal, the result of hours of hard bargaining. he described the agreement as meaningful, but only a start. >> this progress did not come easily and we know that this progress alone is not enough. going forward, we're going to have to build on the momentum we established here to ensure that international action to significantly reduce emissions is sustained and sufficient over time. >> the agreement calls for a limit on global warming compared to pre-industrial and specified the need to verify how countries are curbing greenhouse gases but it is not legally binding. the prime minister gordon brown defended the deal saying it was the first time that the world had agreed to a common approach
Jan 16, 2010 7:00pm EST
and violates the constitution in the united states. california legalize it, but it was an old by referendum in 2008. -- it was annulled by a referendum in 2008. northern ireland's relationships between protestants and catholics were weakened further amid allegations that a leader failed to disclose financial dealings between his wife iris and her 19-year-old lover. he feared it could be the day his entire political career could end. but peter robinson survived, albeit with one job rather than to. he is staying on as the dep leader, but standing aside temporarily as the northern ireland prime minister. the reason, he said, is to look after his wife. iris robinson, whose private livefe has been under intense scrutiny, has fallen ill. >> iris is seeking intense treatment. it has been and father i need time to deal with family matters. -- as a husband and father are any time to deal with family matters. >> they used to be seen as the golden couple of ulster politics. then came last week's news that she had a -- an affair with a 19-year-old and had not declared some of her business dealings. >>
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